Bird banding at Eastman Nature Center

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Contact:       

Tom Knisely  

Media Relations Specialist

763/694-7617

tknisely@threeriversparkdistrict.org

BIRD BANDING

EASTMAN NATURE CENTER

 

Experience close encounters with wild birds on Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m. – noon, at Eastman Nature Center, in Elm Creek Park Reserve, Dayton. See wild songbirds as they are safely trapped, studied, and banded with numbered rings and safely released. Learn how to identify birds in the hand. You may get a chance to hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release the bird. Drop in anytime.

This program is free and open to all ages. 

http://www.threeriversparks.org/events/B/bird-banding.aspx

 

 

About Three Rivers Park District

Three Rivers Park District is a natural resources-based park system that manages park reserves, regional parks, regional trails and special-use facilities in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. The Park District offers facilities for every season, including picnicking, swimming, creative play, boating, fishing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, golf, camping and sledding; extensive trails for hiking, biking, in-line skating, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, as well as program sites for nature, recreation, historic and farm education.

 

Three Rivers Park District’s mission is to promote environmental stewardship through recreation and education in a natural resources-based park system. The Park District owns and operates more than 27,000 acres and serves more than 9.5 million visitors a year.

 

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